Honeyguide News

Prince William honors Big Life’s Richard Bonham

2020-05-16T08:23:19+00:00November 27th, 2014|Honeyguide News, Other News|

We are very proud to announce that last night in London, Big Life's co-founder and Director of Operations in Africa, Richard Bonham, was awarded The Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa at the Tusk Conservation Awards. A lifetime achievement award, it recognises outstanding dedication and exceptional contributions to conservation in Africa. Honeyguide manages Big Life projects in Tanzania.

October ends with flurry of poaching incidents, arrests

2020-05-16T08:23:19+00:00October 31st, 2014|Community News, Honeyguide News, Wildlife Protection|

    Over the past week, a number of poaching incidents have plagued the unprotected areas primarily of the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem. Fortunately, Tanzanian officials have been holding several suspects in custody. Details are still being investigated, but below is a roundup of recent headlines.       Poachers kill another bull in Lesimingori Mountains Just

Bull killed, poachers caught on Elephant March Day

2020-05-16T08:23:19+00:00October 17th, 2014|Community News, Honeyguide News, Wildlife Protection|

Just after nightfall, the crack of gunfire echoed across the plains. A hunt and chase ensued in the darkness. Somewhere, another elephant died for its tusks. In a sad stroke of irony, poachers slaughtered a massive bull elephant near Esilalei Village on October 14, the same day of the momentous Elephant March in Arusha, a

March for Elephants on Nyerere Day

2020-05-16T08:23:19+00:00October 17th, 2014|Environmental Education, Honeyguide News|

On a misty cool morning, among hundreds of supporters, Honeyguide Foundation celebrated Nyerere Day by joining the Elephant March through Arusha. The peaceful protest called for an end to the international trade in ivory and rhino horn, a crackdown on the senseless killing of wild animals for such trophies, and stricter laws against poaching in

Honeyguide joins Synergy partnership in key livestock ,wildlife corridor

2020-05-16T08:23:19+00:00October 3rd, 2014|Honeyguide News|

Honeyguide Foundation has officially launched a joint natural resource management and economic development initiative with three other implementing partners among five villages that extend from the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem toward Lake Natron. As funded by the Belgian government and developed by Trias Tanzania, the Synergy Project aims to boost local economic development through the sustainable management

Tracker Dogs Might Need an Agent

2020-05-16T08:22:46+00:00August 16th, 2014|Community News, Honeyguide News|

Media surrounding the Tracker Dog Unit, a project of Big Life Foundation, has grown to the point where we can't always keep track and post of all the pieces in which Rocky & Jerry make appearances. Will they need an agent in 2015? Maybe. Last year, Maria Alomajan published her book, Dogs in Action: Working

A New M&E Generation

2020-05-16T08:22:46+00:00August 8th, 2014|Honeyguide News|

  Let's talk vector, raster, polygons, and Universal Transverse Mercator projections, which are named, of course, after the 16th-century Flemish cartographer, Gerardus Mercator. Now we are speaking the language of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), a lingua franca that has become absolutely essential in conservation and countless other fields in the 21st century. At Honeyguide Foundation,

Manyara Ranch Rangers Chase, Capture Poacher

2020-05-16T08:22:46+00:00August 1st, 2014|Honeyguide News|

In the early morning hours of July 22, a pack of poachers on four motorbikes attempted to invade Manyara Ranch. Fortunately, head Honeyguide ranger trainer, John Magembe, received a tip-off about the raid at the 35,000-acre conservancy, which is primarily supported by the African Wildlife Foundation. Some 25 minutes later, Magembe and several Manyara Ranch

Everybody Needs a Zungu

2020-05-16T08:22:46+00:00May 23rd, 2014|Honeyguide News|

First off, everybody asks him about his zany name. But we’ll get to that. The man otherwise known as William “Zungu” Joseph has spent more than 15 years pursuing wilderness adventures and putting out organizational bushfires. Today Zungu serves as Honeyguide’s procurement officer and as something like a jack-of-all-trades superstar. He is that unsung hero

Partnership with Randilen WMA Kicks Off

2020-05-16T08:22:46+00:00May 16th, 2014|Community News, Honeyguide News|

Community-based conservation and wildlife protection in the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem just strengthened its ranks and expanded its reach. On May 2, the leadership of the newly established Randilen Wildlife Management Area officially deployed 15 fresh village game scouts to begin operations in the 315-sqaure-kilometer community conservation area, which borders the northeastern arc of Tarangire National Park.

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